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and he knows that this city of st. francis has been a city. when they talk about san francisco values, i take it in the most complimentary way. the values of st. francis and that is exactly what we are doing on this corner today, being channels of god's peace, giving love and light where it had not existed. but to thank each and every one of you for what you do. our mayor has been sort of the catalyst. he is where a lot of this comes together, public policy, private philanthropy and non-profit collaborations all works with the spark that makes it just ignite in a much bigger way. and he has been really a champion in that regard, not just as the mayor of this city, but long before that in his various capacities in leadership in our city. so we thank him for that leadership. because of each and every one of you sitting here, and most of all because of the vips today, the vips, the people who will live here. they are the very important people today. [ applause ] because of those very important people, this is a very important day in san francisco. and i'm very honored to be part of the pro
, rhode island. rare that you see a car going by. almost every business, city hall, everything is closed here, just like in massachusetts, the governor in connecticut also having that 4:00 ban on any cars and i wouldn't be surprised if it happens here very soon as well. i want to take you on our journey getting here. we just arrived here. it took us over five hours to get here from new york city, a trip that really shouldn't take any more than three hours. along the way, very slow going, light traffic. lots of snow plows but also some very serious accidents. we saw a jackknifed tractor-trailer that ran right into the median. we saw a huge semi that just fell off the side of the highway. we took a picture of that for you guys. that was consistent all the way up here. if you head up to maine, i want to show you some pretty dramatic video in maine. a 19-car pileup in maine. bottom line, the governor saying not a time for sightseeing, not a time for playing around. this is very, very serious. in 1978, 27 inches of snow, 26 deaths. they think this storm could be as bad or worse and we're not
new york city. not a hurricane, but we will have hurricane winds with this coming up, brooke. >> i'm coming back to you. we'll talk about the dense northeast, tens of millions of people, many of whom lived through sandy. first, the good news. skiers who planned trips right before the valentine's day weekend here, those folks, you called it right. as we look at these pictures from maine, do keep in mind those winds are going to whip. and before this thing is over, you will have zero visibility, snow blowing sideways, deep, deep drifts, that sort of thing. want to talk about boston. look at this. this is -- you can't see it, it is fenway park. you'll recognize fenway if there wasn't snow and ice on the lens of this camera. snow started there right around 9:30 this morning. and we're hearing boston could break its all time snow record. the all time record set in either 1978 in that deadly winter storm, blamed for dozens of deaths, or more recently in 2003. take your pick. 27 inches each time. boston, right now, is under a snow emergency. no on street parking. schools are closed. publi
: boesh terse city across and shreveport louisiana. this lady that's on your show, what a breath of fresh air chongging to do right for us folks out here. god bless you. okay. my point is you've got to bear with me. christopher dodd was walking down the hallway on c-span cameras. they captured him saying this: why aren't you going to run for senate and his words were country why isn't going to let me. senator dodd and senator conrad both got some kind of loans through countrywide. senator conrad just retired and he didn't run for the senate. now those were his words. c-span has it on camera pity and i want to know if you have investigated them in any way. and thank god for c-span. >> host: thanks, charles. >> caller: let me >> guest: let me plant to things. we are working for everyone. if you ask me who i represent, i represent you. i represent everyone. because we all pay for this bailout and we are continuing to pay for the bailout. so i appreciate that. as to what we are investigating i have to be sensitive to the i will try to give as much transparency as i can. but i have federal age
presently works for the city and county of san francisco and this year will graduate with a ba in criminal justice. [ applause ] tyrone freelances as an interpreter in spanish including on-call assignments for the united nations, and he expects to be certified in mandarin next year. please welcome tyrone. [ applause ] >> good afternoon everybody. i have to say i'm a bit overwhelmed today to be sharing the same stage with nancy pelosi, ed lee, susan coretand to look out here and see this sea of humanity and have people cheering for me. [ applause ] i'm overwhelmed and i'm humbled because just four years, nine months and six days ago, i was smoking crack. that is right. i was a drug addict. and almost five years later, here i am. miracles do happen! [ applause ] 60 years ago father alfred had a vision. it started with his compassion for those in need. the vision was and still is for those in need to come out of poverty, and to thrive. this vision since 1950 has been giving those in need the natural and the spiritual food that they need in order to thrive. i am now thriving because of the vi
to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the storm already struck the midwest, blanketing chicago with snow and leaving cars in ditches in wisconsin. along the densely i-95 corridor from new york, boston and beyond, preparations are under way. crews across the region loaded up salt trucks and are ready to hit the road. >> it will probably be a long four days, which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: no doubt, there is a lot of work ahead. new york has 6,300 miles of streets to plow. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on-hand. >> reporter: in new jersey, residents brace for the storm, even though they haven't recovered from the devastation left behind by superstorm sandy. >> trying to batten down the hatches here, if any storms are coming. the last one ruined us totally. >> reporter: new england residents rushed out to stock up on essentials. >> this is panic shopping. so, bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> reporter: the fire department was even called into a supermarket in salem, massachuset
and a number of other cities. starting this afternoon, amtrak is suspending service between new york and new england. >> the worst of the storm is expected to hit this evening, with hurricane-force winds. we begin our coverage, now, with abc's pretty arla. >> reporter: all of the towns on the northeast, with estimates it could drop up to 2 1/2 feet of snow. massachusetts governor due value patrick says this storm will make safe travel nearly impossible. >> accumulation is expected to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the storm struck the midwest, blanketing chicago with snow and leaving cars in along the i-95 corridor from new york, boston and beyond, preparations are under way. crews across the region loaded up salt trucks and are ready to hit the road. >> it will probably be a long four days, which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: no doubt, there is a lot of work ahead. new york has 6,300 miles of streets to plow. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on-hand. >> reporter: in new jersey, residents brace for the storm
york city today. so far, not too many delays and cancellations. -- that a direct flight cancelled. are traveling by train or plane, check your trips before leave the house. princethis morning, county police are avestigating what led to shooting in capitol heights. the victim was dropped off overnight. the person was later pronounced dead. --ice are not saying if a ma a man was trying to cross the was clipped by a car. over and was hit by a car as a result. he died at the scene. the driver remained on the scene. cooperate with officers. clucks a teenage boy is injured after being a hit-and-run attacks the driver. that incident happened thursday road.on wheeler witnesses help track down the arrested nearwas the metro station. it belongs to the cab company. was rushed to the hospital. friday morning. >> bill ahead, you were not alone if you experience the big the internet on we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. t get in. hi, good te o see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. the wo
board says it found substantial evidence that d.c. council member jim graham violated the city's code of conduct when he intervened in award ago lottery contract. the board says it's not pursuing the matter any further because it has no authority to punish him. graham strongly denies any wrongdoing. >>> 5:05. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> good morning jessica doyle. >> good morning, we've got some high hopes on this friday morning heading into the last trading session of the week. we'd like to change the tone. wall street estral lay pushed us to -- wall street's rally really stalled out this week. we have some good news to report this morning though. linkedin's quarterly profits soared past estimates. we have some economic data due out later today. checking the numbers for you -- >>> even though it's friday, feeling a little tense maybe a little anxious this morning? probably not the caffeine you're drinking right now. that doesn't necessarily help. a new survey by the american psychological association finds money, work, the economy, the top triggers for co
from now, this will likely be covered with snow. as for what new york city is preparing for? preparing for a lot of snow. hundreds of salt trucks up at the ready and plows ready, also trains, extra trains running during rush hour to get people home, right when the storm is supposed to hit. at its finest, soledad. >> alison kosik, thank you, allison. >>> let's head to where the latest on where the storm is headed. jennifer delgado at the cnn weather center in atlanta. give us a sense of where it begins and where it ends over the time frame? >> two different systems. one right off the coast in the mid-atlantic. really getting energized. this is the system that is moving up the northeast and this is what's combining with the system in the great lakes. right now, we're dealing with rain out there for most areas. again, still seeing a little bit of wintry precipitation moving through parts of northern weigh, washington, d.c. area. we saw allison's live shot out of new york city with a little wet snow. snow not going to pick up until later in the afternoon for new york city. 4:00, 5:00. but
the nation in identity theft complaints. high risk cities include miami and tampa. something to keep in mind. >>> americans are getting a little stingy when it comes to buying for their sweetheart this year. a new survey found 62% of shoppers plan to spend up to $100 on valentine's day. this is a lot. but that's actually a decrease from 68% last year. 69% plan to buy gifts from a store. more than a third will spend money on a nice night out. everything is nice. it's the thought that counts. >> it is. >> good hugs will do. >> but we love jewelry. >> yeah. well. never say no to that. >> that's right. >> thank you jess. remember that. >> yeah, yeah. >>> 4:42. a local school system pulls a controversial classroom video which included a discussion about turning gay people straight. >> are you stressed out? the answer is likely yes for most of us. coming up we'll give you some ways you can stop stress before it happens. >> wusa9 will have more on those stories and a lot more plus your weather first in two >>> hello and welcome back to wusa9. it is finally friday. we have made it. it's 4:44 and how
. frederick reports of light snow in the city at least. where the roads are wet but north and west we probably have some issues there. then the snows go down into especially northern fauquier county. madison. then in southern montgomery, charles county and southeastern prince george's county. moderate to heavy rains coming out of northern neck. her temperatures around 41 and it's 38 tappahannock. but at andrews and leesburg and frederick the temperatures above freezing, we've got some snow and sleet and freezing rain west. that means some issues on the roads. with more on that monika samtani now with timesaver traffic. >>> everywhere you see 32 is where you want to be concerned because that's where the snow is sticking and it's getting a little bit icy. in? case be careful out west coming in on 66. we've heard about a lot of separate accidents and everything minor and a lot of slipping and sliding especially to gainesville and then beyond that just heavy now out of centreville towards fairfax and vienna. the beltway still looks okay through the tysons area with annandale and springfield. here'
that pelted new york city this afternoon is turning into a full blown snowstorm this evening. by tomorrow, manhattan could be buried under a foot of snow. >> if it gets crazy, stay in. if not, you know, keep on moving. that's how new york is. >> a nasa satellite photo shows the nor easter colliding with another storm from the west. creating a wintery double whammy for the northeast. coastal neighborhoods still recovering from superstorm sandy are preparing for hurricane force winds and storm surges. residents in hartford, connecticut, started clearing the first few inches of snow this afternoon. they are expecting 2 feet. connecticut's governor declared a state of emergency. >> do yourself and the state a favor and stay off the highways. >> people are filling gas cans to fill their generators in case the power goes out. and ed filled up his plow truck. he bought gas for generators yesterday. >> looking at 100 yesterday. >> parts of massachusetts, including boston, could get 3 feet of snow. >> we expect up to 2 to 3 inches of accumulation per hour, making for extremely dangerous con
event south of new york city. we have the rain-snow line. so that might cut back a little bit of the snow totals here in new york but we're still expecting close to a foot or more in new york city. north and west of the city that's where we're getting the snowe. ongoing snow for 12 to even 18 hours with relentless wind. this is a very, very powerful storm overnight tonight. so throughout the day today, things will start to deteriorate. the worst conditions overnight tonight, into tomorrow. we'll see power outages along the east coast most certainly with winds, 30, 40, 50 miles an hour. in some cases hurricane-force winds. we have a hurricane-force bind advisories all along the coast. snow pounds new england. some areas around boston, alisyn, over three feet. which would be historic for them. alisyn: i'm putting on my parka right now. >> the good side it is happening this weekend, all the kids are going. they're excited. alisyn: schools are closing in connecticut. >> we want people to be safe. alisyn: absolutely. thanks for the update. we'll check back in? >> okay. rick: well f
newark to new york city, all the way through hartford and connecticut, to boston, massachusetts, up to portland, maine. this entire area is going to get the driving, blinding snow, the snow that shuts down cities. this is kind of a big hit for this area. it really comes together with two storms. one storm that's delivered a hit of snow. north of the chicagoland area, about ten inches of snow. you didn't have to get too far to get that snow there. and in central detroit. not detroit, but central michigan. they picked up about ten inches of snow. as that system drives up to the north, they get together and phase right about 2:00, 3:00 in the morning, that system will pull itself together to become one, big snowmaker off the coast of new york and connecticut and massachusetts and boston, to make that big, big storm happen. who gets what? if you're south of the center of the storm you get rain. right along the coastal areas, where you see the flashing red, we have a hurricane-force wind warning out there. the coastal areas that were devastated by sandy, you get a real impact from the wa
of defense when you look and say in a benghazi or, you know, i don't want to go city by city for obvious security reasons. when you look at them, how often do you determine we'll take a look this week and see where with e are security wise. i know, state is a big part. >> the best thing we did is state asked us to join a team that would look at security at 19 embassies and determine what was needed there in order to better secure those facilities. and i think based on that, it gives us the opportunity to then demy additional -- additional marine if we have to take additional steps to make sure that those embassies are not vulnerable. so we do work with the state department when asked to try to help provide some guidance with regards to security. >> how often is a review done in some of these places, for instance, a benghazi. do they -- is it on a -- when the ambassador says, things are getting tougher, or every couple of weeks is it looked as it is deor ituated or gotten better. what kind of matrix is used? >> well, you know, look. the primary -- the primary matrix for that has to rest w
, in some of the larger cities and then some smaller independent operators in smaller cities. a good part of the traffic has been people who stream it online. that is pretty dedicated following. in fact, with the very large online content it was 40% of that comes from the united states. >> host: so that is the appetite? >> guest: there is appetite clearly. online streamers. >>ing are fresh should have content to have people cross over. >> al-jazeera purchased current tv in december last year. just month 1/2 ago. how about expanding the american audience. who will you reach right now? >> potentially estimated 50 million viewers. if you talk going 4 1/2 million homes to 50 million homes, obviously a great leap forrd -- forward. one of the things we fought for years was distribution in the meshes. this opens some eyeballs to us and we hope we'll give people a chance to see our coverage, to sample it from those that haven't seen it and provide another platform for the core audience that we already have. >> here are some facts about al-jazeera english channel. it is a 24 hour global news netwo
's already begun. snow and sleet has arrived in new york city. >> bill: whoa. >> the worst conditions is not coming until very late today and tonight in that area. but it's already begun. one thicken i am seeming right now is that the pressure near virginia beach where the low-pressure area is going to form has been rapidly falling since last night. the winds are gust to go 45 miles per hour down there. >> bill: what i didn't understand i saw that the storm pressure seems to be like around virginia beach but the snow and everything, from what i have seen, doesn't start until like northern new jersey. how did it skip us? >> here is the thing. it hasn't all come together yet. you have two systems, a clipper system coming in from the west and a lot of the cold is behind that system. there is also some cold out in front across new england but it hasn't been southward by the storm because it hasn't fully developed by the east coast. when this comes together there will be rapid development. that will pull everything together, everything will turn quickly on us
of the largest cities and in some smaller independent operators in smaller cities. a good part of the traffic has been people who stream it online, and that is a pretty dedicated following. in fact, with the very large online content, a good percentage of that comes from the united states. there is an appetite, clearly. how much of that will translate to a cable channel again where some of these folks are dedicated online streamers' is a challenge, but we hope we can provide interesting and freshen up content and have some people cross over. host: how will the recent purchase expand the american audience? who will you be able to reach now? >> -- guest: it is an estimated 50 million viewers. obviously it is a great leap forward and a great deal. one of the things we fought for years was distribution in the americas. this just opens some eyeballs to us, and we hope it will give people a chance to see our coverage, to sample it for those who have not seen it, and again, provide a platform for the core audience we already have. host: it is a 24-hour global news network carried in places like new york
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